Turkey Burgers with Goat Cheese

Topping burgers with goat cheese is an unexpected way to add great flavor without piling on a lot of extra fat and calories.

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 burger)


  • 3 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • none Cooking spray
  • 8 none (1 1/2-ounce) hamburger buns
  • 4 ounces goat cheese, cut into 8 slices


Prepare grill to medium-high heat.

Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Divide the turkey mixture into 8 equal portions, shaping each into 1/2-inch-thick patties. Place patties on grill rack coated with cooking spray; cook 5 minutes on each side or until done. Place buns, cut sides down, on grill rack; cook 1 minute or until lightly browned. Top each patty with 1 slice goat cheese. Serve on buns.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 336none
  • Calories from fat: 19%
  • Fat: 7.1g
  • Saturated fat: 2.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 48.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 22.2g
  • Fiber: 1.2g
  • Cholesterol: 74mg
  • Iron: 3.5mg
  • Sodium: 466mg
  • Calcium: 60mg

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Turkey Burgers with Goat Cheese Recipe